Christmas in the oul’ country

This time last year I had a lot of fun putting together a little video of Christmas in Seattle, so I decided to do it again this year from the other side of the world. Here are a few images of Christmas this year in Ireland.

After the celebrations have ended, all that remains is to try to beat the crowd to the post-Christmas sales. I saw these guys this morning getting a head start.

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Happy Holidays!

xxx Ailsa


About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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21 Responses to Christmas in the oul’ country

  1. Merry Christmas to you! 🙂

  2. Amy says:

    Merry Christmas to you, Ailsa! Beautiful video!

  3. Steve Hanley says:

    Really enjoyed your photos. And the picture of the sheep heading off to the mall made me laugh!

  4. aheneghana says:

    Great post – Merry Christmas ..

  5. Gunta says:

    Hope you had a fantastic Christmas! Beautiful video, as always.

    • ailsapm says:

      Thanks Gunta, I had a nice, low-key day with a fantastic walk along coastal cliffs to burn off far too much Christmas dinner! Hope you had a great day too! xxx Ailsa

  6. Indira says:

    Merry Christmas and Happy holidays Ailsa dear.

  7. poppytump says:

    Happy Christmas Ailsa ! Sounds just the ticket that bracing walk along the coastal cliffs .. I’ ll be doubling away up the Hills here this afternoon with a crowd of people and then hurrying back down for mulled wine and vittles 🙂
    Enjoyed my hop over to Ireland with you and the racing sheep !

  8. Wonderful video, Ailsa! I enjoyed watching it very much. And the music from The Nutcracker is the perfect touch. Happy holidays!

  9. Reblogged this on Peacejusticelove's Blog and commented:
    Ireland–I hope to travel there one day! Thanks for the lovely video and music!

  10. Patty B says:

    Merry Christmas and thank you for this wonderful trip in Ireland over Christmas. The sheep were the perfecting ending – just like I always imagined. 😉

  11. Leya says:

    Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Lovely sheep!

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